Fit-Pro Training Academy

Advanced Application Training (ATP) #540

 Program of Instruction:        Advanced Application Training License #540

 Course Length: 90-Days-No open book (No classroom) 100% hands-on-application/ Video Based advanced application / condensed learning curve

 Instructor/ Student Ratio:

            Lecture:                     1 instructor 1 student

            Application:    Over 100 hours of actual Fit-Pros Academy / School footage- with students. Visual learning and hands on application.  Live skype one hour assessment with Fit-Pro’s director of Edu           

 Instructional Methods: Interactive Lecture, Practical Application, Demonstration, guided Discussions, Case Studies, Modality sets, Mock, Objective profiles

Instructional Material:  Fit-Pro Training Academy’s Anatomical Profitability reference manual, FPTA’s Certified Vs. Qualified reference manual, 5000 sq ft. private training studio, power point visuals, exercise equipment proprioceptive devices, exercise/ load line and opposition guiding tools. Visual hands on learning

Topic 1: What the Client Wants…Customer service! How to better service, the client, the session- from start to finish.

Informal on going lecture: 

Identify who the client is ortho muscular concerns

Know the goal of the client, based on present report of findings

Know the daily emotional profile questionnaire (EPQ)

Know the daily physical profile questionnaire (PPQ)

 Learning objectives:

 

  1. With the aid of references and in accordance with the current trends in personal training identify the target clientele market for personal training

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, with the use of PARQ, health history questionnaires, and a verbal interview, develop an understanding of who the client is.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, with the information gathered during from the PARQ, health history questionnaires and verbal interview identify the client’s goals.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting and during the clients warm up, utilize the EPQ to determine their emotional state prior to the work out.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting and during the clients warm up utilize the PPQ to identify their physical activities throughout the day, prior to the workout.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, adjust the days training plan to accommodate the information gathered from the PPQ

 

Topic 2: Where does all movement start from…The Spine? A precision look at our rigid but mobile rod.

Informal Lecture: 

Know how to explain the curves of the spine

Know how to explain the spines role in basic exercise movement patterns

Practical Application:

Be able to identify a client’s optimal neutral spine during exercise

Be able to identify kyphotic curves in a clients’ posture

Be able to identify the lordotic curves in a clients’ posture

Learning objectives:

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, without the aid of reference identify the curves of the clients’ spine.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal neutral posture while standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, and prone, on stable and unstable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client, in a personal training setting, coach the client to maintain optimal neutral posture while performing exercises.

Topic 3: The TVA our sleepy muscle and how we can progressively wake it up.

 Informal Lecture:

Know how to explain the role of the transverse abdominis

Know how to explain the purpose of the four point stance

Know what core is not

 Practical Application:

Be able to coach a client into a four point stance

Be able to locate the TVA on a client while in a four point stance

Learning objectives:

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, without the aid of reference explain and demonstrate a four point stance.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, without the aid of reference explain the drawing in maneuver to activate the transverse abdominis.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting, without the aid of reference utilizing palpation techniques identify the activation of the transverse abdominis.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting and without the aid of reference; coach the client through the four point stance progressions.

Topic 4: Ideal loading to place regional emphasis on the working muscles to achieve client goals.  Are we isolating the muscles or joints?  “Back”, “Legs”, “Chest”, “Shoulders”, “Arms”, “Core”, “Abdominals”.

 Informal Lecture:

Know what tools to select in a personal training environment; Free Motion machine, Rubber Tubing, dumbbells, medicine balls, Body Bar, and cable pulley machines.

Know how to identify proper load lines and opposition for basic exercises using tools found in a personal training environment.

Know how to maintain opposition with the appropriate tool through the duration of exercises

Practical Application:

Be able to instruct a client in the execution of exercises

Be able to select the appropriate tool for the execution of exercises.

Be able to establish load lines for basic exercise.

Be able to determine regressions for orthopedic and muscular-skeletal concerns

Be able to progress based on visual assessment

Learning Objectives:

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal neutral posture while standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, and prone, on stable and unstable platforms while performing: Chest, back, shoulders, legs, arms, abdominals and core exercises

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of horizontal shoulder abduction while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, and prone, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of horizontal rows while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of vertical rows while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of scapular retraction exercises, while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, and supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of scapular depression exercises, while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, and supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of a scaption while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, and supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of elbow extension/ triceps contraction while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of elbow flexion/ biceps contraction while the client is standing, sitting, kneeling, supine, on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of a squat while the client is standing on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of a lunge/ split squat while the client is standing on stable platforms.

 

  1. Given a client in a personal training setting establish an optimal load line for the execution of a hamstring contraction/ knee flexion/ hip extension while the client is standing, sitting, supine or prone, on stable and goal specific platforms.

Floor Service- Skype Interview

 Service =A retained client= A dedicated client=A referring client=revenue streams for trainer=A REWARDING RELATIONSHIP WITH MANAGER AND FACILITY OWNERS

 

  • Why not friends
  • Lend an ear
  • Offer free advice
  • Offer a professional tutorial in regards to a better resistance profile
  • Soft close, auto close

 

Dave Parise CPT FPTA MES

Director of education provider # 540 St of CT.

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